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Moore Family (Warren County, Ill.) papers

 Collection — Box: 61
Identifier: MS-SC1071

Scope and Contents

An 1861 speech given by James at the Warren County July 4th celebration. Diary kept by James, Aug.-Sept., 1862 with lengthy entries discussing each days experiences. A letter to Quartermaster General Montgomery C. Meigs from Fort Donelson explaining his difficulty in accounting for all clothing and equipment his company received. A few family letters. An 1869 letter by James regarding the building of a new county courthouse. The majority of the collection is made up of a few muster rolls and reports, commissions, discharges, pension papers and letters and documents related to GAR activities.


  • Created: 1841 - 1924


Biographical / Historical

Family from Warren County, Illinois with father and two sons serving in the 83rd Illinois Infantry, Company B. James, the father served as Captain, Robert was a private and Josiah H. a recruit.


1 folder (1 folder : .5 linear inches (.042 linear feet)) : 50 items

Language of Materials